Carlsbad KOA

2 Manthei Road, Highway 285

Carlsbad, NM 88220

Reserve: 800-562-9109

Info: 575-457-2000

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Feb 23, 2014
Sites and service were great. We had not read previous remarks and we're not prepared for the smell from the oil fields, which was really bad the first night. We also did not realize the park was so far from the caverns, which is not the fault if the park mgt.
Feb 21, 2014
We had never seen a kitchen at a KOA, but understand why now. We ate dinner there and it was great. The grounds & people are super.
Feb 21, 2014
Nice campground but a little too far from Carlsbad Caverns to earn the name CC-KOA. It also is a bit pricey for a gravel spot. Nice to have the cable tv but the wi-fi , although free could not match the speed of our Verizon Cel working in 3g so we used it instead. Camp hosts, staff, and reception all very nice and professional.


Carlsbad KOA does not hide our location and we are the closest KOA (& nicest campground) to the caverns. This is the high-desert so trees are sparse and small, and at this time of year, grass is impossible. Unfortunately, our wifi speeds vary throughout the day and are much better at times.
Feb 20, 2014
The cable tv was real snowy. I was disappointed that for as many times as I've stay with you, the one time I had to leave early, you wouldn't give me credit for a future stay. It will figure into my staying with you in the future.
Feb 20, 2014
Great people
Feb 20, 2014
I like your KOA, but the wifi's kinda weak and could use a few more trees.
Feb 20, 2014
Pricing was a little out of line compared to other parks in the area. I do understand you offer amenities that other parks do not have. One afternoon I was stopped by a employee of the park and was rudely reprimanded for excessive speed in the park. I consciously didn't do it on purpose thought he handled the situation unprofessional. He acted like a drill sergeant I wasn't trying to break your ru


We do understand that our guests don't "try" to break our rules about going slow in our park. However, we do take our slow speed limit seriously. With little ones and pets in the park, it is important to be mindful of the speed limit.
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 16, 2014
Feb 16, 2014
Real nice, clean place. Large pull through sites. Staff extremely pleasant and very helpful.
Feb 11, 2014
Sites are of ample size. Over- priced in comparison to other KOA's.
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Staff fabulous, grounds clean and spacious. But at a 5 star price felt cheated with 1.extremely poor slow wifi, 2.cable with only 10 channels, 3. $2 cup of coffee (most KOAs has free morning coffee), 4. 8 pieces of firewood for $8 ( in town same exact bundle was $3.99), 5. Rib dinner for $17.00 had only small amount of meat. Beautiful place but at $45 amenities lacking.
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
Your facilities were great, except for the problem I had with the lack of hot water in the main ladies' washroom. I did report this problem and you tried to rectify it. It still wasn't great so I went to the Family washrooms, as suggested by staff and had a much better experience. The water was extremely hot, the room was clean and spacious and I had a great shower there twice. Nice landscaping.
Feb 08, 2014
Best KOA we have stayed in. It is very clean and bathrooms are Immaculate. We really enjoyed the barbecue that is cooked on site. This is a great dog friendly campground and will definitely be back.
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
Best Welcome We Have Gotten In A Campground. Our Name On The Outside White Board. We Were Led To The Site, Stopped Right Next To The Sewer Connection, There Were Two, And They Even Sprayed The Water Connection With Disinfectant. Served Great Bbq In Their Kitchen, Very Friendly.
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
very nice!!
Jan 31, 2014
The best KOA we have stayed at. They even serve dinner. Very clean, sites are huge.
Jan 28, 2014
The facilities are immaculate, and the staff were attentive and friendly.
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
Very nice park, probably the best in the area. Our site was great and the office staff were all incredibly friendly and helpful. The only negative is the sulphur-like smell that is often in the area from the oil patch but that's not the fault of the park, just something to be aware of if a person is sensitive to that sort of thing.
Jan 21, 2014
We stayed as a layover spot, and to see both the Caverns, and to watch the NFL NFC Championship game. A great campground - but close to an hour away from the Caverns.
Jan 20, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
Very friendly and informative staff. Big Rig friendly didn't have to unhook until at site, great!!
Jan 18, 2014
Far from anywhere. A bit dusty and pricy for what we get. Staff was friendly and helpfull.
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
This is a great place to stay. Very clean. Stylish even. In addition the have great BBQ there in site. Very friendly owners and help. Will be back. We stayed in a fifth wheel.
Jan 14, 2014
WONDERFUL>......stayed two extra nights!!!!
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
Great restrooms and showers; excellent room and spacing; more than enough power hook-up; subject to wind as it is located on broad flat with few trees as wind-break
Jan 05, 2014
Staff very helpful & friendly. Nice large pull-thru for slides on both sides. Very well maintained. Good central location for our trips.
Jan 05, 2014
Spacious drive throughs and large and clean restrooms!
Jan 05, 2014
Great stay, great people, great campground. Clean, well maintained, extremely friendly staff.
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Best KOA I've ever stayed at. Great, nice staff! Lovely facility.
Dec 24, 2013
Dec 24, 2013
Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Very nice campground; we traveled in a motor home and slept very well!
Dec 23, 2013
Super clean bathrooms!
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 21, 2013
The staff was very friendly and helpful. But the water was very hard and you could smell the sewer water from the rear of the property when the wind was blowing from that direction. It would have been nice to have a social gathering, maybe once a week, to meet the other guest. I give this KOA site a 4 out of 5.
Dec 21, 2013
Dec 20, 2013
friendly staff; spacious sites. drawback: a bit far out of town.

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